Tag Archives: Boko Haram

My Government Has Weakened Boko Haram, They’re Frustrated – President Buhari

According to multiple online reports, President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that his government has weakened Boko Haram in reaction to a foiled attack carried out by the insurgents in Garkida, a town in Gombi local government area north of Adamawa State on Friday February 21. In a statement released on Sunday February 23 by Buhari’s…

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If Obasanjo Had Been In Power Today, Terrorists Would Have Been History – Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has taken to social media to express his opinion on the current state of insecurity in the country. The lawyer in a tweet explained that if former President ”Olusegun Obasanjo had been in power today, Boko Haram would have been history.” Sharing his opinion, FFK wrote, “If OBJ had been in…

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God Is Using Insurgency To Punish Nigerians For Their Sins – Sultan Of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has described the Boko Haram insurgency currently facing the Northern part of Nigeria as a punishment from God to the country for their misdeeds, Daily Post reports. The Sultan, who was represented by the Emir of Jiwa, Dr. Idris Musa, made this statement at the 5th International…

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Boko Haram Attacks Borno Again Hours After Buhari’s Condolence Visit

Several Borno State residents fled their homes Wednesday evening following an attack by Boko Haram at Jiddari-Polo area, near Maiduguri, the state capital, Daily Post reports. Videos captured by eyewitnesses on social media show people of different ages trekking and driving inward the city centre, away from the violence. The fresh battle occurred a few…

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President Buhari Booed By Borno Residents During Condolence Visit

On Wednesday, a large crowd of Borno residents expressed their dissatisfaction with the upsurge in Boko Haram attacks in the state by booing the President Muhammadu Buhari during his condolence visit. A circulating video captured the President and his convo as they drove from the Maiduguri International Airport to the centre of the cit were the North-Eastern…

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Boko Haram Strikes Again Killing 30 In Borno, Many Houses And Vehicles Burnt

According to circulating reports, suspected Boko Haram insurgents in gun trucks have attacked Auno, a village near Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, killing over 10 people and destroying 18 vehicles. This was confirmed by the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, who spoke to journalists at the headquarters operation Lafiya Dole Maiduguri…

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Buhari Inducts Three Combat Helicopters To Address Insurgency

President Muhammad Buhari has inducted three attack helicopters, two Augusta 109Ps and one Mi-171E to enhance the war against the Boko Haram insurgency. According to Ripples Nigeria, the President during the introduction on Thursday in Abuja, also vowed that the Federal Government would do everything to tackle insecurity. President Buhari further promised that the government…

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